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Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course

The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Course provides a comprehensive review of the knowledge needed to administer cytotoxic and biotherapeutic agents.

Activity Details
Start Date: October 24, 2018
End Date: October 25, 2018
Time: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Day 1: David's House, 461 Mount Support Road, Lebanon, NH
Day 2: Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Auditorium G, Lebanon, NH
Download: Event Flyer

Registration for this event has closed. For event questions, please e-mail Judith.M.Langhans@hitchcock.org.

Registration is online and by credit card only.

The registration fees are as follows:

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Employees and Member Organizations: No Charge (advance registration required for planning purposes)
  • NEAH Hospital Employees: $50
  • Others: $100

Preregistration and payment required. The registration deadline is 3 weeks prior to the activity date. There will be no refunds after that date. A $25 administrative fee will be retained on all refunds requested before the registration deadline. For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Introduction and Standards
General Cancer Overview
Chemotherapy Overview
Principles of Chemotherapy
Principles of Biotherapy
Chemotherapy: Agents and Classifications
Safe Handling of Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Agents
Administration Considerations
Toxicity and Symptom Management
Late Effects of Chemotherapy
Psychosocial Issues
Ethical and Legal Considerations
Case Studies
Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to safely administer chemotherapy and biotherapy agents to pediatric patients.

Upon successful completion of the course and post-test, participants will receive an APHON Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Card. This card validates that the participant has completed the education and demonstrated the knowledge needed to administer chemotherapy and biotherapy agents to pediatric patients.


The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

APHON will award 13.75 contact hours. APHON urges participants to be aware of the continuing education requirements of your own state board of nursing, especially for those states in which CE is mandatory.

Additional Information

For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

For accessibility needs, dietary or any other requests, please email Judith.M.Langhans@hitchcock.org.

If you do not wish to be included on the conference participant list, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org to inform us.

The CME and CNE Offices are not liable for expenses incurred by participants due to cancellation or changes in programs.

Parking - In order to accommodate and best serve our patients’ parking needs, we request that all weekday conference and meeting attendees park in Lot 9 and use the Lot 9 shuttle service. Shuttles run approximately every 20 minutes - please allow enough time to accommodate this. For weekend meetings and conferences, onsite parking is permitted. View directions & map to Lot 9.

DHMC Floorplan - Please visit the DHMC Floor Maps page for specific directions on locating the conference room. If your room is not shown, please stop at the information desk for directions.

Area Accommodations - For a list of lodging options in the vicinity of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center please visit our lodging page.

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